Congress assaults PM Modi over Meghalaya governor’s ‘Pradhan Mantri bohot ghamand me the’ comment, shares new video

New Delhi: Congress on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come back clear on Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s allegation that he was “boastful” on the farmers’ concern and demanded an unconditional apology if it was true.

Congress common secretary Randeep Surjewala stated the prime minister ought to come ahead and inform the reality to the nation, and sack the governor if he isn’t telling the reality.

Your entire nation is shocked by the textual content of the dialog between BJP-appointed Governor Malik and the prime minister on the farmers’ agitation.

The Congress chief stated the “anti-farmer” and “insensitive” face of prime minister Modi, his authorities and the BJP stands uncovered.

“If Governor Malik is mendacity, he ought to be sacked and an FIR ought to be registered in opposition to him. But when he isn’t mendacity, Prime Minister Modi and House Minister Amit Shah should come ahead and apologise to India’s toiling farmers and farm labourers. In any other case, they may by no means pardon them,” the Congress chief spokesperson informed reporters.

“We demand that prime minister and residential minister apologise unconditionally to farmers and inform them by when will households of farmers who died (in the course of the farm legal guidelines protest) might be compensated,” he stated.

Focusing on Modi, he stated, “Mr Prime Minister, is that this the language of the individual holding the best public workplace and elected by farmers.”

Surjewala stated by no means within the historical past of the nation has a chief minister dared to say like this about India’s toiling farmers that “what if 500 farmers have died”.

“To dishonour their reminiscence by none lower than the prime minister himself is definitely most regrettable and condemnable,” he stated.

“We demand that immediately please come ahead and announce compensation to the subsequent of kin of 700 farmers. The PM must also announce a authorities job for the subsequent of kin of these farmers who died in the course of the agitation,” he stated.

Modi must also announce the withdrawal of each single case registered in opposition to farmers falsely whether or not it’s in Uttar Pradesh or Haryana, and will inform by when will these “false” circumstances be withdrawn, Surjewala stated.

He stated Modi ought to announce the structure of a committee to resolve on the obligatory MSP structure.

“It shouldn’t solely be constituted within the subsequent 24 hours however must also ship its report inside 30 days in order that farmers know what’s the manner ahead on the grant of MSP for his or her produce. That is the least that’s anticipated of the prime minister.”

“You’ll be able to now not stay quiet, Mr Prime Minister. You’ll be able to now not stay mum, in any other case, will probably be confirmed that the prime minister solely works for a handful of crony capitalists and is definitely boastful, insensitive and intemperate vis-a-vis the calls for of the toiling farmers and farm labourers,” Surjewala stated.

The Congress chief stated these farmers didn’t die for the BJP or Modi however for shielding the meals safety of the nation and justice could possibly be executed to 62 crore farmers and farm labourers.

Malik claimed within the video that Modi was not prepared to simply accept that farmers who had been protesting in opposition to three agriculture legal guidelines of the Centre final 12 months died as a consequence of him.

Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra focused Modi alleging that he has an “anti-farmer” mindset and “false apologies” or withdrawal of the legal guidelines wouldn’t matter.

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